Country of Manufacture:USA
Release dates:1959 - 1962
Speeds: 3 3/4, 7 1/2
Max Reel Size("): 7"
Head Composition: Permalloy
Head Configuration: Mono - Full Track
# Motors: 3
Sound quality rating:5 / 10
Long-term reliability rating: 5/ 10
From Allied Radio’s 1959 catalogue.
The Bell 200 range comprised several tape-decks and recorders of different configurations, all utilizing the
basic T-200 transport with push-button controls.
The 200 series deck offered two tape speeds, 3¾ and 7½ ips. Other features included DC dynamic braking, three 4-pole motors for direct drive, beltless and pulley-less operation and automatic tape shut-off. Controls consisted of speed change, play, record, rewind, fast forward, stop and on/off switch.